James Southerton

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Birthday
16, 1827
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 16, 1880 (52)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1827
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 16, 1880 (52)

About

The world's first test cricketer to die, he was considered one of the greatest slow bowlers of his era.

Before Fame

He began his cricketing career in the 1850s.

Trivia

He scored more than 3,000 runs in first-class cricket, playing primarily for Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire.

Family Life

He was born in Petworth, Sussex, and died in Mitcham, Surrey.

Associated With

He was considered the only bowler of his time to defeat W.G. Grace.